Seven linked vignettes of passion and love unfold on a Scandinavian island inhabited throughout various time periods by Vikings, vampires, ghosts and a curiously powerful plant that resembles a dragon.
A first young adult novel by the author of Attachments follows the year-long, star-crossed romance between two 1980s high school misfits whose intelligence tells them that first loves almost never last but whose feelings prevent them from remaining as practical.
Following a stray football to the other side of a wall where there is a dark secret, Standish Treadwell, a boy who is ostracized for his illiteracy and different-colored eyes, discovers astonishing truths about a heralded moon landing that the overseeing Motherland, a ruthless regime, is determined to hide.
The wedding festivities of Scandinavian Princess Sophia are thrown into turmoil by a mysterious illness plaguing the royal family and a courtier's devious plot that places a young seamstress and a royal nursemaid at the center of an epic power struggle. A first young adult novel by the author of Mirabilis.
Abruptly placed in a boy's boarding school in Maine after his mother's death at the end of World War II, Kansas youth Jack Baker befriends Early Auden, an unusual boy with whom Jack embarks on a quest along the Appalachian Trail in search of a legendary great black bear. By the Newbery Medal-winning author of Moon Over Manifest.
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